Life on Earth

Coober Pedy – Opal capital of the world

Introduction Coming down to earth, this month’s blog takes a look at the fascinating town of Coober Pedy in South Australia. This town, located in northern South Australia, is some 846 km or 526 miles north of Adelaide on the Stuart Highway. The town is often referred to as the “opal capital of the world”…

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THE COSMIC HOLOGRAM

For this month’s blog [The Hundredth Edition] I wanted to look at something deep and meaningful to celebrate. Hence the Cosmic Hologram was born. The blog takes a brief [and layman’s] look at the latest thinking on the structure of the universe and mankind’s place within it. I am no expert on matters relating to…

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Giant Kangaroos and other Mega fauna

  This month, let’s have a look into the past – or a look down the spiral of antipodean time. Let’s have a look at giant kangaroos and other mega fauna. When people first arrived in the north of Australia [as it is called now], they would have found the land inhabited by massive animals…

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HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE

Rather than jump straight into mysterious events and UFO sightings this year, I thought I would hold off on those topics for the first blog of 2022, and check out some rather cute and in one case, rather eerie, photographs. The eerie pictures were taken from my balcony towards the end of last year, presumably…

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